Anti-Kavanaugh pro-choice message projected onto front of Supreme Court

Anti-Kavanaugh pro-choice message projected onto front of Supreme Court
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A women's rights group projected a pro-choice message onto the front of the Supreme Court as the first day of nominee Brett Kavanaugh's confirmation hearings drew to a close Tuesday. 

The group, UltraViolet, projected an image of Trump's pick along with the message "Roe V. Wade is more popular than Brett Kavanaugh," referring to the landmark court ruling that legalized abortion nationwide.

The first day of Kavanaugh's hearing was repeatedly interrupted by protesters, resulting in 20 arrests.


Democrats also frequently interrupted the proceedings.

Democrats repeatedly asked if the hearing could be adjourned until they could review more documents relating to Kavanaugh, after lawyers for former President George W. Bush released 42,000 documents less than a day before the hearing.  

Sen. Kamala HarrisKamala Devi HarrisWarren says she will unveil plan to finance 'Medicare for All' Kamala Harris reacts to supporter who got tattoo of her handwriting Even with likely Trump impeachment, Democrats face uphill climb to win presidency MORE (D-Calif.) was the first to cut off Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck GrassleyCharles (Chuck) Ernest GrassleyState cites 38 people for violations in Clinton email review Lawmakers from both sides of the aisle mourn Cummings GOP cautions Graham against hauling Biden before Senate MORE (R-Iowa), arguing that the hearing could not "move forward" until Democrats had gone over the papers. 

Republicans were visibly frustrated with the proceedings.

"I don't know that the committee should have to put up with the type of insolence taking place in this room today," Sen. Orrin HatchOrrin Grant HatchTrump holds more Medal of Freedom ceremonies than predecessors but awards fewer medals Trump to award Medal of Freedom to former Attorney General Edwin Meese Trump to award racing legend Roger Penske with Presidential Medal of Freedom MORE (R-Utah) said as protesters tried to shout him down with cries of, "Hell no, Kavanaugh. Hell no, Kavanaugh."